Macon State Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Macon State College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Macon State and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,207 out of 2,571 applicants were admitted making Macon State a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 77 percent. Macon State College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 67% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Macon State College is a prized outcome for many students.
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Macon State SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Macon State College?
Macon State College typically requires applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #41 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>60%|
|995 to 1100||Avg +||47%-60%|
|890 to 995||Avg -||34%-47%|
|785 to 890||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 785||Low||<23%|
Macon State ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT-
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Macon State?
Admission data indicates that Macon State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #40 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Macon State College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>60%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||47%-60%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||34%-47%|
|14 to 16||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 14||Low||<23%|
Avg. High School GPA2.99
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Macon State College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Macon State College was 2.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #38 in Georgia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Macon State will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||14%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||64%||72%||67%|
Applications are DueJul 16, 2020
Days left to Apply272
Applicants have 272 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 16, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Macon State before the Jul 16 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Macon State College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Do not know|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Do not know|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140322 IPEDS survey data for Macon State College.